In her own time she was better known for her hydrangeas.
By Tom Christopher
Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.
By Anne Trubek
The walking tour goes digital.
By Craig Lambert
In China they were called cainü.
By Steve Moyer
And how he changed our sense of beauty.
By John Patrick Shanley
Kierkegaard was a psychologist of sorts, but unlike Freud he believed in God.
By Gordon Marino
As the sesquicentennial nears, a selection of past, present, and future humanities projects.
By David Skinner
From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.
By Frederic E. Wakeman Jr.
American lit in a Pacific outpost.
A call-in show in North Dakota broadcasts under the motto that philosophy is for everyone.
By Paulette Tobin
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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